What's Happening at the CBA
Senior Adam Najem was named the MAC Player of the Year as well as first-team All-Mid-American Conference men's soccer selections, and two other CBA students, Sophomore Ben Lundt and junior Stuart Holthusen gained second-team All-Mid-American Conference recognition.
You might know that this past summer, The University of Akron and the James L. Knight Foundation launched a social media campaign to engage our community with the school. The campaign invited students, faculty, alumni, and members of the greater Akron area to write reasons why they love UA and share them on social media with the hashtag #LoveUAkron.
CBA students Allie Miller, Cinara Foor, Layne Scheufler, Kelsey Vaughn, Gage Paul, Daniel Vujanov attended the Charles Schwab-sponsored IMPACT conference in San Diego, California. Schwab hosted several student-specific opportunities that included a panel discussion to help advisors and students understand leadership positions for young talent in RIA firms; a networking lunch with Schwab Relationship Managers and Advisor Services executives; a talent career fair; and an exclusive reception for advisors, Schwab leaders, faculty, and students.
The world of the College of Business Administration (CBA) grows out of the interactions among our intelligent, motivated students and outstanding faculty. Throughout the year, we will introduce some of the new faculty who contribute so much to the CBA experience. The Marketing Department wants to share a bit about two new faculty members who are helping make the CBA an outstanding business school, Drs. Sydney Chinchanachokchai and Chris Mahar.
An agreement between Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and The University of Akron allows students enrolled in the medical university's College of Pharmacy to also apply to UA's College of Business Administration MBA program. "The emphasis on cost control and effectiveness in health care has resulted in the need for professionals who also understand business fundamentals related to finance, operations, analytics and strategic decision-making," notes CBA Dean Ravi Krovi (pictured).